On Board Graphics card

  zincy 23:16 18 Jan 05

hello there

i just recently purchased a XFX Geforce Fx5200 AGP8x 128MB DDR DVI TV-Out, to replace my on board graphics card. Before i go installing my new card in. Do i uninstall my on-board graphics card? Also how do i turn my on board graphics card off? Once i turned it off will it give bak my 32MB shared memory?


  JonnyTub 23:18 18 Jan 05

Install your card physically, then switch on as normal, install your software, reboot, get into bios disable onboard graphics. Save changes and exit.

Yes, you'll get your 32mb back.

  zincy 23:20 18 Jan 05

thanks jonny tub!

how do i get into bios?
i press f1 or reboot?

  Bleep 23:21 18 Jan 05

There is not on in there? Remember to take anti-static pre-cautions !! see here for pictures on how to do it: click here

  JonnyTub 23:23 18 Jan 05

there should be an option there for you when you switch on, usually f2 or del, if it's to quick to see, refer to your motherboard manual for the correct key press.

  zincy 00:01 19 Jan 05

i will try that

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